Our Facebook page for all our bat chatter. Also worth checking to keep up to date with any last minute plans
The Bat Conservation Trust (BCT) is working towards a world where bats and people live in harmony, to ensure they are around for future generations to enjoy.
The National Bat Helpline can answer your questions and concerns about bats and give you advice. 0345 1300 228 – 9:30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday.
You can also email firstname.lastname@example.org
Somerset’s leading environmental charity delivering a targeted approach to landscape scale conservation and sustainable land management that will help wildlife and people adapt to climate change.
Somerset Environmental Records Centre (SERC) is centre of reference for all information relating to wildlife and biodiversity in the county of Somerset. All our Somerset bat records are collated here. It maintains an up-to-date record of sites, habitats and species found in the county and makes the data available for decision making, conservation, research, monitoring and education.
Bath and North East Somerset (BANES) and North Somerset are similarly covered by the Bristol Regional Environmental Records Centre (BRERC), which covers the whole area of the former county of Avon.
Other nocturnal folks as batty as us!
- Avon Bat Group – Cover the former Avon area, including North Somerset, Bath and North East Somerset (BANES), Bristol and South Gloucestershire
- Wiltshire Bat Group
- Dorset Bat Group
- Devon Bat Group
Unsure if in the county of Somerset? Magic Map of Somerset county boundaries.
- Main Somerset Towns include: Taunton, Bridgewater, Glastonbury, Wells, Shepton Mallet, Frome, Yeovil, Chard and Crewkerne
- Somerset towns and villages nearest the county border include: Brean, Axbridge, Cheddar, Chewton Mendip, Chilcompton, Kilmersdon, Norton St Phillip, Rode, North Brewham, Wincanton, Henstridge, Marston Magna, Cricket St Thomas, Churchstanton, Wellington, Wiveliscombe, Exebridge, Simonsbath and Porlock.
CIEEM members listed in this Directory are qualified in a wide range of ecological and environmental management services. You can search the Directory to find a local competent ecologist or environmental manager to undertake a Bat Survey.
A number of ecological consultancies have approached SCC to make them aware that they offer ecological services in Somerset and to ask SCC to put their names on a list of such service providers. The Somerset Ecological Consultants List is for guidance only and does not constitute an endorsement of individuals or companies by Somerset County Council.